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3 Day Liveaboard Snorkel

This ultimate 3 day liveaboard Snorkel Tour will have you snorkelling on the beautiful Outer Great Barrier Reef with Cairns premier Liveaboard Vessel "Reef Encounter!

3 day Scuba Dive Liveaboard

Reef Encounter, offers guests an outstanding opportunity to stay on Australia's Great Barrier Reef Our tours depart Daily from Cairns via our sister vessel Reef Experience meeting up with Reef Encounter at one of our spectacular outer Barrier Reef locations Reef Encounter is for anyone who...more information

Learn To Scuba Dive 3 Day Course

Learn To Scuba Dive on a 3 day liveaboard Open Water Course and become a qualified scuba diver at the Great Barrier Reef! Includes 8 daytime scuba dives onboard the leading dive training boat 'Reef Encounter'

4 Day Liveaboard Scuba Dive

The Great Barrier Reef is Australia’s most diverse fish habitat, home to more than 1500 + species of fish, 400 species of hard coral, 5000 species of molluscs and more colours than you can believe.  With so much to see it makes sense to take...more information

3 Day Top Deck Snorkel Tour

Experience the WOW factor on Australia's Great Barrier Reef - Top Deck Club ! The best liveaboard on the Great Barrier Reef A VIP Top Deck holiday is designed for people who wish to experience the best of the Great Barrier Reef in style.Much like...more information

Learn To Scuba Dive 4 Day Course

Learn To Scuba Dive on a 4 day liveaboard Open Water Course and become a qualified scuba diver at the Great Barrier Reef! Includes 11 daytime scuba dives & 1 night dive onboard the leading dive training boat 'Reef Encounter'

3 Day Top Deck Scuba Dive

Reef Encounter's Top Deck Club really is the ultimate way to see Australia's Great Barrier Reef includes your very own Great Barrier Reef guide 3 Day liveaboard Top Deck Club - Spoil yourself with a liveaboard scuba dive holiday of a lifetime, Play, stay and...more information

2 Day Reef Sleep

Great Barrier Reef Sleep, floating hotel, liveaboard, scuba dive, snorkel, Cairns, Queensland, Australia

3 Day Reef and Daintree Rainforest

Experience two world heritage sites in 3 days. Our Great Barrier Reef and Daintree Rainforest package will have you experiencing the best of the Great Barrier Reef and the Daintree Rainforest.

2 Day Referral Dive Course Stateroom

Start your dive course anywhere in the  world and complete it with a referral dive course on our Great Barrier Reef Liveaboard Reef Encounter, Australia's only floating luxury boutique hotel Situated on the spectacular Great Barrier Reef off the coast of Cairns and offers guests...more information

2 Day Top Deck Club Referral Dive Course

Great Barrier Reef Referral Dive Package (2 day/1 night Top Deck) A VIP Top Deck holiday is designed for people who wish to experience the best of the Great Barrier Reef in style. Much like First Class with an airline, it’s a trip that’s tailored...more information

3 Day Liveaboard Resort Dive

Our 3 day Liveaboard Resort Dive Adventure includes 8 daytime scuba dives at beautiful Outer Great Barrier Reef locations, for those who do not hold a scuba diving license – no experience necessary!

4 Day Referral Dive Course Stateroom

Start your Open Water Dive Course anywhere in the World and complete in on Australia's Great Barrier Reef. Our 4 day referral dive course will give you great confidence as a certified scuba diver The ultimate way to see the Great Barrier Reef – "Live...more information

3 Day Top Deck Club Referral Dive Course

Complete your scuba dive course on Australia's Great Barrier Reef Great Barrier Reef liveaboard, Reef Encounter's VIP "Top Deck"offers a relaxed ambience and provides the ultimate indulgence package on the Great Barrier Reef liveaboard referral dive course Our Modern Top Deck State Rooms are spacious....more information

4 day Stress and Rescue Dive Course

A specialty scuba dive course in Stress and Rescue on Australia's Great Barrier Reef is one of the best ways that divers can make that next step in their diving education

3 day Top Deck Resort Dive

A VIP Top Deck holiday is designed for people who wish to experience the best of the Great Barrier Reef in style. Much like First Class with an airline, it's a trip that's tailored to your personal needs and so everybody's Top Deck experience will...more information

4 Day Top Deck Scuba Dive

Australia's Best Scuba dive liveaboard A VIP Top Deck holiday is designed for people who wish to experience the best of the Great Barrier Reef in style.Much like First Class with an airline, it's a trip that's tailored to your personal needs and so everybody's...more information

4 Day Top Deck Club Referral Dive Course

Great Barrier Reef liveaboard, Reef Encounter's VIP "Top Deck"offers a relaxed ambience and provides the ultimate indulgence package on the Great Barrier Reef liveaboard referral dive course Our Modern Top Deck Staterooms are spacious. Reef Encounter's 4  Day Top Deck Club referral dive Course  Includes 4...more information

3 Day Referral Dive Course Cabin

Start your Open Water Dive Course anywhere in the World and complete in on Australia's Great Barrier Reef Cairns Scuba Dive liveaboard - The ultimate way to see the Great Barrier Reef – "Live and sleep on the Reef" Spending  3 days and 2 nights - in...more information

3 Day Resort Dive Liveaboard

“Live and sleep on the Reef” Spending 3 days and 2 nights - in our Multi Share Cabin aboard Our Luxury Great Barrier Reef Liveaboard “Reef Encounter” and enjoy your Great Barrier Reef Experience.

Open Water dive course

Fantastic and enthusiastic crew,very helpful.Good food and good service. Everything was great.The open water course was awesome,good instructors. We loved the stay,very nice snorkelling in...more information

Top Deck Snorkeling

Top Deck Snorkeling

Whether you’re new to the water world or are an experienced snorkeler, you’re dedicated personal in-water guide will guarantee you a fun and safe way...more information

Snorkeling

Snorkeling

Reef Encounter always parks in easy distance of spectacular snorkelling coral lagoons and has a purpose built snorkelling platform on level with the ocean by...more information

Diving

Diving

  Cairns Liveaboard, Reef Encounter offers divers the ability to dive on multiple sites across five of the best Outer Great Barrier Reefs. We specialise in...more information

Our Reef Sites

Our Reef Sites

We visit spectacular Outer Barrier Reef sites - Reef Encounter's Captain will decide on the day which reef locations Reef Encounter visits based on weather...more information

Deck Plans

Deck Plans

M.V. Reef Encounter is a live-aboard catamaran which provides excellent overnight trips to The Great Barrier Reef with boutique hotel style accommodation. This 35 meter...more information

4 Day Liveaboard

4 Day Liveaboard

  Great Barrier Reef 4 Day liveaboard  Itinerary Itinerary is subject to change without notice. Reef Encounter visits between two to three different dive and...more information

3 Day Liveaboard

3 Day Liveaboard

  Great Barrier Reef 3 Day liveaboard  Itinerary Itinerary is subject to change without notice. Reef Encounter visits between two to three different dive and...more information

2 Day Liveaboard

2 Day Liveaboard

  Reef Encounter is the ultimate way to see the Great Barrier Reef, live and sleep on the Great Barrier Reef and see the reef...more information

Great Barrier Reef

About The Great Barrier Reef   The Great Barrier Reef – natures natural wonder and the world’s largest reef ecosystem. The Great Barrier Reef is...more information

Important Information

For other frequently asked questions, see FAQs.   We like to explain everything so that you know exactly what  your trip includes so please be sure...more information

FAQ

What do I need to bring for my trip onboard Reef Encounter? Swimwear, personal toiletries, casual clothes, certification card or diver’s logbook, cash or credit...more information

Top Deck Lessons

We believe there is no better place to learn to scuba dive than on the Great Barrier Reef, and no better way than with the...more information

Top Deck Club

The VIP Top Deck Club onboard Cairns Liveaboard, Reef Encounter is a reef experience with a personal twist. If you're looking for a holiday that...more information

Learn Scuba Diving

Take the plunge and let’s go diving! We believe there is no better place in the world to learn to scuba dive than the Great...more information

Daybreak at the Reef

Witness yourself how daybreak above the waves couldn’t be more different to what’s taking place beneath the surface… Rise on Reef Encounter and make moments...more information

Reef Sleep

Sleep At The Reef   Night is a unique and magical time at sea. Onboard Reef Encounter the evening is the perfect time to reflect...more information

Information

Information

Great Barrier Reef Liveaboard tour,Reef Encounter is a fully air conditioned 35 meter catamaran hotel, designed for the upmost stability and comfort at sea. Reef...more information

Why Choose Us

Why Choose Us

Why Choose Us Reef Encounter is a holiday all in itself, and we believe it’s the best liveaboard trip out of Cairns; aka ‘The Gateway to...more information